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02-01-23, 01:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 546
Posted By bulgie

Stop me if you've heard this one... I won a race...

Stop me if you've heard this one... I won a race thanks to chainstay rollercams!

Early days of NORBA, I'm pretty sure it was the first Norba-sanctioned race in Washington state. The entry form...
01-27-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By jjhabbs

Video from the Madison Wisconsin Bike swap. Nice haul

Hey guys,
Wonder what a $1000 bucks gets you at a swap. My buddy Cyril and I had a lot of fun. Check out the vid.

https://youtu.be/GRtn8w_ODFs
01-25-23, 10:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,024
Posted By albrt

Oh you are so wrong. ...

Oh you are so wrong.

https://skysedge.com/unsmartphones/RUSP/index.html

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01-17-23, 08:00 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 157,425
Posted By Repack Rider

I scanned the bike review of the Cimarron from...

I scanned the bike review of the Cimarron from the August, 1985 issue of Cyclist. Here are the specs from that review. You can read the review on my website here. ...
01-17-23, 01:32 AM
Replies: 8,498
Views: 2,742,623
Posted By Repack Rider

1983 Ritchey Annapurna. Custom built for me, once...

1983 Ritchey Annapurna. Custom built for me, once even had my name on it. This bike has taken me a lot of places, including Canada's Northwest Territories. Plug on the stem is carved from lignum...
11-27-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 920
Posted By RCMoeur

Yeah, those Suntour ratchet downtube shfters are...

Yeah, those Suntour ratchet downtube shfters are so hard to push in the non-ratcheting direction that I can see this happening. :)
11-25-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 197,268
Posted By Velo Mule

The light bulb always burns brighter before it...

The light bulb always burns brighter before it burns out. That was the saying when we all used incandescent bulbs. Ross made substantial improvements with the move from Far Rockaway to Allentown. ...
11-25-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,644
Posted By cudak888

Can you possibly imagine what is going to happen...

Can you possibly imagine what is going to happen to you, your frame, outlook, way of life, and everything, when they learn that you have obstructed a telephone call to the Schwinne Bikle Company? Can...
11-25-22, 05:01 AM
Replies: 21,479
Views: 4,118,371
Posted By romperrr

https://www.ebay.com/itm/354400318040 The...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/354400318040

The more I look a this, I worse I feel...
11-24-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By bark_eater

What I dont get is, if he had the tooling, why...

What I dont get is, if he had the tooling, why didn't he make a jig that would connect the bottom of the crown and the drop outs to a lever and be able to apply controlled force the first time.
11-23-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,544
Posted By repechage

One plus for classic and vintage, while Di2 and...

One plus for classic and vintage, while Di2 and Ergo EPS and whatever SRAM calls their electronic groups go the way of Mavic Zap and become unserviceable, cable actuated systems will endure.

not...
11-21-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,544
Posted By 52telecaster

I post about riding to the grocery or my...

I post about riding to the grocery or my overnights on my vintage bikes, all my bikes are pretty vintage, and I've never felt frowned upon for posting. I may not be the most discerning about such...
11-20-22, 10:32 PM
Replies: 74,114
Views: 12,050,165
Posted By 52telecaster

Apparently this bike is very rough. Coarse-course

Apparently this bike is very rough. Coarse-course
11-20-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 899
Posted By JohnDThompson

It's fretting damage due to lubrication failure....

It's fretting damage due to lubrication failure. Unlike hubs, pedals, bottom brackets, etc., headset are not in constant rotation when in use. Stationary balls under load will displace the...
11-20-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 74,114
Views: 12,050,165
Posted By RichSPK

That's some impressive lens distortion!

That's some impressive lens distortion!
11-20-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By Bianchigirll

Shall we say sizing is Paramount? 😜.

Shall we say sizing is Paramount? 😜.
11-20-22, 03:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By juvela

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Dudley - "By Jove, I think he's got it!"

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11-18-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21,479
Views: 4,118,371
Posted By SoCaled

This goes in the "lightweight" category? ...

This goes in the "lightweight" category?
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/bik/7557150589.html
...
11-17-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 899
Posted By gugie

You talkin’ ‘bout headsets?

You talkin’ ‘bout headsets?
11-16-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,064
Posted By cudak888

Down. Yes you did. now kindly cable...

Down.



Yes you did. now kindly cable amount of 4,300 USD through Best Western Union front desk to room 420 in Nigeria my American friend thank you.

-Kurt
11-16-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8,498
Views: 2,742,623
Posted By DQRider

That's an easy one. None of the early MTBs came...

That's an easy one. None of the early MTBs came equipped with rear racks from the factory. But they did have threaded eyelets for mounting racks, baskets, fenders, or whatever other accessories you...
11-15-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 442
Posted By P!N20

What's the FD limit screw doing while all this is...

What's the FD limit screw doing while all this is happening?
11-15-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 74,114
Views: 12,050,165
Posted By 52telecaster

Grey bike, bent fork?

Grey bike, bent fork?
11-14-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 74,114
Views: 12,050,165
Posted By Sedgemop

Bigger, early Mt. Hood in apparent great shape. ...

Bigger, early Mt. Hood in apparent great shape.

Ann Arbor Ross Mt. Hood (https://annarbor.craigslist.org/bik/d/ann-arbor-1984-ross-mt-hood/7554380185.html)1984 Ross Mt Hood - $325 (Ann...
11-14-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,064
Posted By dweenk

The stuff cliches were made from.

The stuff cliches were made from.
11-14-22, 12:46 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,064
Posted By Camilo

Vitriol? Is that a men's hair styling cream?

Vitriol? Is that a men's hair styling cream?
11-13-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,064
Posted By SurferRosa

Good song. https://youtu.be/JAa7J10D8Qw

Good song.

https://youtu.be/JAa7J10D8Qw
11-12-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,064
Posted By bikingshearer

Flagrant thread hijack: Notice that this...

Flagrant thread hijack:

Notice that this grassfire is bucking a headwind. If the wind were coming from the opposite direction, it would be scary how fast that thing could move. You don't want to...
11-11-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,064
Posted By Oldairhead

Human nature, such as it is assures that people...

Human nature, such as it is assures that people will respond to the phrase quoted above.
11-11-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,064
Posted By DonkeyShow

Old dudes on the internet are weird.

Old dudes on the internet are weird.
11-11-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,059
Posted By JohnDThompson

That was my impression of the Klein road bike. We...

That was my impression of the Klein road bike. We (Trek) invited Gary Klein to the Waterloo factory to test ride one of the then-new bonded aluminum frames to demonstrate that it didn't violate his...
11-11-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,064
Posted By Polaris OBark

I think there should be room here for everyone. ...

I think there should be room here for everyone.

Basic human decency shouldn't have to be an act of rebellion.
11-06-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,544
Posted By Fredo76

Hopefully that was a rhetorical question. From...

Hopefully that was a rhetorical question. From another forum:
11-06-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 951
Posted By jet sanchEz

http://www.nischwitzgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2...

http://www.nischwitzgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/troubles-with-tribbles.jpg
11-06-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,407
Posted By panzerwagon

Please tell us you found the pipe in the stove...

Please tell us you found the pipe in the stove pipe isle...
11-06-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 951
Posted By non-fixie

When I find those in my house it's usually a sign...

When I find those in my house it's usually a sign we've got mice living in. :foo:
11-06-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,544
Posted By embankmentlb

Remember when an air cooled VW was in front of...

Remember when an air cooled VW was in front of every other house on your street?
Admittedly that was 50 years ago.
Today there are still specialty mail order concerns that carry almost every part...
11-05-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21,479
Views: 4,118,371
Posted By xiaoman1

madpogue, HA HA, I hope the seller was not...

madpogue,
HA HA, I hope the seller was not selling previously worn wet suits......:innocent:
Best, Ben
11-04-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,544
Posted By nlerner

In 1980 I ran into a belgian-block curb, went...

In 1980 I ran into a belgian-block curb, went over the bars, knocked myself out, and cracked C6. I've had neck pain ever since, at times severe enough to keep me off the bike, but usually manageable...
11-04-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 601,461
Posted By Chriscraft760

1990 Trek 970 Black with White Splash

20” Large frame.


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11-04-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,190
Posted By seypat

The sound of buzzy hubs and whooshy carbon wheels.

The sound of buzzy hubs and whooshy carbon wheels.
11-03-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By noobinsf

Wow, even the branded grips are in good shape....

Wow, even the branded grips are in good shape. Very nice!
11-03-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,190
Posted By nesteel

My single biggest pet peeves is someone telling...

My single biggest pet peeves is someone telling me how to setup my bike. Hands down.
11-03-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By markwesti

Please explain "not easier to ride" . 62cm to...

Please explain "not easier to ride" . 62cm to 68cm is a big jump are you having fitment troubles ? Also have you gone through the LeMans yet ? Ie : new grease for all the bearings ? I'll be...
11-03-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8,498
Views: 2,742,623
Posted By Chriscraft760

1990 Trek 970 Black with White Splatter

I just bought this one today. 20” lugged frame and looks to be original except for consumables.

...
11-03-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,190
Posted By SurferRosa

^ This guy! A reply of a full quote with one, or...

^ This guy! A reply of a full quote with one, or more likely, numerous photos, that's completely unnecessary! :troll:
11-03-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,190
Posted By T-Mar

If you don't know mine, you must be a newbie to...

If you don't know mine, you must be a newbie to the forum. :D
11-03-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,190
Posted By Dylansbob

1x conversions. Ok, fine. If you've...

1x conversions.


Ok, fine. If you've built up a city bike with a single ring, as long as it's all period correct. I hate seeing 80/90s mtb (or even worse roadbike) with a cheap BOX 1x...
11-03-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,190
Posted By Bianchigirll

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-03-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By JohnDThompson

The indexing mechanism is part #3 in the diagram....

The indexing mechanism is part #3 in the diagram. The part is interchangeable between Dura-Ace, 600, and 105 SIS downtube shift levers.
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